Job Posting: Door Staff – CO*LAB

CO*LAB welcomes applications from vibrant and experienced members of our community. 

Agency Description:
CO*LAB is a grassroots, arts-centered community venue with a focus to cultivate and sustain exposure to the arts for those living within Edmonton’s central communities, with a focus on the Boyle Street neighbourhood.

Position Description: 
Door Staff will act as the first point of contact for the public during events and will ensure the safety and comfort of all community members.

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Experience working as a door person or security.
  • ProTect certification required.
  • Must be fully vaccinated.
  • Intersectional knowledge of addictions, mental health issues, poverty, marginalization, systemic discrimination, and other system barriers faced by our community.
  • First aid certification and Trauma Informed Care Certification an asset.
  • Commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to diverse needs.
  • Understand and support the intersectional values of QAS.
  • Superlative conflict-management skills, able to de-escalate conflict and facilitate outcomes that best serve all involved.
  • Cooperative negotiation style – QAS is a nonprofit that works to elevate the community it serves. 

Work Activities:

  • Verify patrons’ age.
  • Enforce the Restrictions Exemption Program requiring proof of vaccination or negative test result before entry.
  • Conflict de-escalation.
  • Community engagement.
  • Monitor and enforce building capacity.

Position details:
This is currently a part-time position contract with a flexible schedule based on our programming needs. Pays a flat rate of $18/hour. We project the position’s hours will increase as CO*LAB grows as an organization. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

To apply for this opportunity:

  • Email your résumé to:
  • Include Door Staff in the subject line of the email. 

We are an equal opportunity and non-discriminatory employer and recognize the importance of a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants. 

Closing date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

Quarters Arts respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Treaty 6 territory, traditional lands of First Nations and Métis peoples.